Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
One of the four bureaus that comprise the Office of the Under Secretary for Global Affairs. Responsibilities include promoting democracy worldwide, formulating U.S. human rights policies, and coordinating policy in human rights-related labor issues.
A non-profit, multi-national research institution on participatory democracy, with focus on the impact of information technologies. Site lists activities, research areas, papers, and events.
Promoting the development and sustainability of online civic participation and democracy efforts around the world through experience, outreach, and education.
Personal page posits that the "essence of Democracy" the way Greeks from antiquity meant it and lived it, is the exact opposite of the so-called "democracies" of today.
International team of over fifty authors writing about the struggle for free and fair elections on every continent, with a focus on election reform in the United States.
Ethic of Citizenship
Introduces the book "Toward an Ethic of Citizenship Creating a Culture of Democracy for the 21st Century".
Foundation for Democracy in Africa
A Washington based non-profit, nonpartisan organization focused on strengthening and enhancing the fundamental principles of democracy, and freedom in Africa.
Institute for Multiparty Democracy IMD
Supports the process of democratisation in young democracies. Based in The Hague, Guatemala and Maputo (Mozambique).
A free, non-partisan, local/global, issue-specific, democratic forum system designed to enable humanity to define, proclaim and achieve common goals.
Maximiliano Herrera Human Rights Site
Personal site dedicated to the promotion of the freedom and the democracy around the world. Includes international election calendar, freedom ratings, links to international media and organizations, and a list of countries facing political instability.
National Endowment for Democracy
A private, nonprofit, grant-making organization created to strengthen democratic institutions around the world. Offers access to research and analysis of democratic development around the world.
Network for Economic and Political Democracy
Aims to create the conditions for an alternative to New Labour and a new, truly democratic society.
Ratifiers for Democracy
A democratic model that harmonizes representative and direct democracy, to ensure that legislation is citizen-mandated, and to be a loophole-free way to clean up the control that money and special interests now have in politics.
Aims to increase the American public's participation in the legislative processes for more democratic representation. Reports current events in Congress and State legislatures and offers communication between Citizens, legislators and interest groups.
The Western Democratic Tradition
An explanation and description of the western democratic tradition by a professor of constitutional law.
Time to Reengineer Democracy?
An invitation to a broad discussion to explore a reengineering of democracy for the better of all people on earth.
UNDP Democratic Governance
United Nations work on new or restored democracies. Includes projects, documents, statements, resources and related General Assembly resolutions.
Websters World of Cultural Democracy
A Web center for information and discussion about the world of cultural democracy.
Crowd-sourced encyclopedia article about the theory, types and history of the democratic political system.
World Movement for Democracy
Nongovernmental effort to strengthen democracy where it is weak, to reform and invigorate democracy even where it is longstanding, and to bolster pro-democracy groups in countries that have not yet entered into a process of democratic transition.